WordPress News Digest for Monday, October 23, 2017

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4.9 Beta 4 postponed until October 24th

By / — Due to travel and illnesses, we're pushing the Beta 4 release to / October 25, 2017 at 3:00 UTC. Note that we still intend to release RC as currently planned on the 4.9 release schedule next Monday, October 30th. #4-9 More →

Caldera Forms Integrates with Divi

By / — On Friday, I posted about Caldera Forms, and how it’s the one well-functioning form plugin I’ve found that has a working responsive grid system. More →

Postman SMTP Plugin Forked after Removal from WordPress.org for Security Issues

By / — In early October the popular Postman SMTP plugin was removed from WordPress.org due to security issues. The plugin had not been updated in two years and also contained a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that was made public in June… More →

Download a Free Breathtaking Learning Management (LMS) Layout Pack for Divi

By / — Hey Divi Nation, thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative; where each week, we give away a brand new, free Divi Layout Pack from our design team to you. I must admit, like… More →

How to Send a WordPress Newsletter Without Even Leaving Your Dashboard

By / — Want to send a WordPress newsletter to your visitors but not sure where to get started? In this guide, I’m going to give you a beginner-friendly look at how you can quickly start sending newsletters right from your WordPress dashboard… More →

How to create SEO-friendly copy in a foreign language

By / — If you want to grow your audience, it could be a great strategy to focus on a different language. Creating content in a foreign language can be quite a challenge though. In this post, I’ll discuss three ways to create… More →

How to Make a Multisite Redesign Pain-Free with Cloner and Snapshot

By / — If you’re anything like me, you like to redesign your website every year or two. I’ve just redesigned mine to reflects changes to the services I offer and the kind of writing I do. But redesigning your own website is… More →

How to Remove Author Name from WordPress Posts

By / — Do you want to remove the author name from your WordPress posts? By default, WordPress does not have an option to publish articles without an author name. In this article, we will show you few different ways to remove author… More →

How To Write Better Titles and Taglines For WordPress

By / — There are over a billion websites online, with more launching every day. If you are new to building and managing… The post How To Write Better Titles and Taglines For WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Changelog and Release Notes Explained for Non-Developers

By / — You get updates to iOS or Android on your smartphones. Gamers get new content patches for World of Warcraft or Call of Duty. WordPress plugins and themes get new features. The software that you use every single day gets updated… More →

11 Fastest Lazy Load Image Plugins For WordPress

By / — If you’re looking to improve your site speed then lazy loading is sure to help. This technique delays HTTP requests for content lower on the page so it only loads when the user scrolls down. In turn this lowers the… More →

Create Stunning Instagram Feed Gallery for WordPress

By / — Instagram has over 700 millions of active users and tons of user-generated content. Moreover, it develops faster than any other social network. So why not use this huge audience for the sake of your WordPress website? And there is the… More →

Podcast E191 – 3 red flags to consider with potential new clients

By / — This week I share 3 red flags to consider when working with a potential new client. [powerpress] More →

How To Start Your Product Package Design – BobWP

By / — How to get started the right way when it comes to designing the packaging for your product, for both brick and mortar display and/or online. More →

Weekly Design Updates

By / — This is the weekly call for updates for those contributing to design, as outlined here. The idea of these it to keep all designers connected. If you are contributing to design please add your reply as a comment to this… More →